SALARY: R122 595 per annum (Level 03)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 /NQF Level 4 qualification and Grade ‘C’ PSIRA accredited certificate, Firearm proficiency/competency certificate in the handling of firearms. Be able to work rotational shifts system and to rotate around GPWpremises. Valid driver’s license. NKP certificate will be an added advantage. Knowledge: Basic knowledge and understanding of security services policies, procedures and practices as well as applicable legislation including, but not limited to, the National Key Points (NKP) Act and regulations, Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act 85/1993), Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act, 1985 (Act 53/1985), Criminal Procedures Act, 1977 (Act 51/1977), Private Security Regulatory Authority Act, 2001 (Act 56/2001) and Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act 60/2000).

DUTIES: Perform effective access control and search for all visitors and contractors in line with GPW security policies and procedures. Complete and update relevant security registers accurately. Operating and manning of x-ray machines and walk-through metal detectors. Administer and handling of firearms for safekeeping and in compliance with relevant legislation and procedures. Ensure all equipment (laptops, computers, etc.) coming in and out of the building are declared and registered. Conduct building inspections and patrols daily as per schedule. Report all security breaches to the supervisor and record them in the occurrence book. Conduct escort duties and perform evacuations and emergency drills during emergencies. Key control by opening and locking of offices in line with the organizational policy. Apprehend individuals committing crimes at GPW premises at the officer’s discretion while waiting for the arrival of the South African Police Services (SAPS).

ENQUIRIES: Mr. A Ramathuthu Tel No: (012) 748 6371


APPLICATIONS: All applications must be forwarded to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria or Private Bag X85, Pretoria, 0001

FOR ATTENTION: Ms N Kana or Ms D Kgosana, Human Resources, Tel No: 012 748 6279 / 012 748 6277

CLOSING DATE: 15 November 2021 (12:00 noon)

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (NB. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at, the old prescribed application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020) and must be completed in full with page 2 duly signed, and clear indication of the reference number on the Z83. A recent comprehensive CV specifying all qualifications and experience with respective dates, Copies of qualifications, ID and a valid driver’s license (where required), must be attached. Such copies need not to be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), The Government Printing Works reserves the right to fill or not fill its advertised posts. General information: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews, which might be virtual at a date and time determined by the Government Printing Works. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise, which might be virtual that intends to test relevant technical elements of the jobs; by the Government Printing Works, Personnel suitability checks will also be administered as a part of the selection process. Successful candidates will be required to enter in an employment contract and performance agreement (as relevant), and must obtain a positive security clearance. Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration, If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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